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News 09.11.19 | 16:43

One year since Nikola Gruevski was forced to flee Macedonia

Today marks a year since Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski was forced to flee the country for Hungary, where he obtained asylum from political persecution. In the year since, many of the things he warned about came true, while the tip of the spear in the persecution campaign against him broke...

Macedonia 11.10.19 | 19:40

Gruevski hopes that Bulgaria will stop obsessing over the Macedonian history

Former Macedonian Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski wished that the neighboring countries, especially Bulgaria, will end their obsession with the Macedonian history so that the region can begin to live together and look toward the future. Gruevski wrote a message congratulating the Macedonian...

Macedonia 10.10.19 | 19:55

Verusevski’s latest testimony offers no answers to the many questions he raised

Spy chief Zoran Verusevski, who is seen as the main person behind both the 2000 and the 2015 wiretapping scandals, and their subsequent security and political crises, gave a convoluted testimony at the Skopje courthouse today. Verusevski did not address directly his earlier scandalos claim that the wiretaps...

Macedonia 07.10.19 | 15:30

Gruevski: Zaev offered Janeva an exit – to lead the Supreme Court – but she refused, threatened to drag him down with her

Nikola Gruevski reveals new details about the downfall of Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, claiming that she was pressured by Zaev to resign, but refused to do so. As the 2015 narrative continues to crumble, Gruevski comments on the latest Zaev, Verusevski, Doncev and Kezarovski revelations Sometime...

Macedonia 07.10.19 | 15:09

Gruevski: Laws that regulate appointments in the judiciary are completely ignored in favor of political appointments

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who received asylum in Hungary to avoid politically driven persecution, details the abuses and violations in the judiciary over the past several years under the Zaev regime. According to Gruevski, in his term, there may have happened violations of the law regulating...

Macedonia 01.10.19 | 15:52

Did Zaev deliver empty boxes as evidence to Katica Janeva?

The World Macedonian Congress calls on state prosecutors to investigate whether the December 2015 hand-over ceremony of the cache of wiretaps from the SDSM party to the Special Prosecutor’s Office was a sham. The SDSM party was using the wiretaps for months to spark a colored revolution and once...

Macedonia 01.10.19 | 12:27

As the 2015 narrative continues to crumble, Gruevski comments on the latest Zaev, Verusevski, Doncev and Kezarovski revelations

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski spoke out on several latest scandals that continue to challenge the official narrative built up for the purposes of the 2015 colored revolution. In a lengthy Facebook post, Gruevski speaks about the latest doubts raised over the veracity of the 2015 cache of wiretaps...

Macedonia 04.09.19 | 13:52

Gruevski warns about long term consequences for Macedonia’s rule of law, sovereignty and financial stability

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski published his first comments on the major corruption scandal that has brought down the Special Prosecutors’ Office and has implicated top officials of the SDSM party and the Zaev Government in high level corruption. Gruevski, who now lives in...

Macedonia 05.08.19 | 13:52

Nikola Gruevski blasts the Zaev Government for giving up on the historic heritage of ancient Macedonia

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski dismissed Zoran Zaev’s criticism of his evocation of Macedonia’s ancient past in the building of the contemporary narrative. Gruevski quotes an article by professor Jovan Donev, which insists that the viewing of modern day Macedonians...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 19:10

Gruevski: What more can I say?

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who was deposed largely owing to the partisan prosecution by Katica Janeva, made his first public comment following the racketeering and abuse of office scandal that pushed Janeva to offer her resignation. Seemingly at a loss for words to capture the chaotic situation...

Macedonia 22.07.19 | 22:49

After major public outcry over his “history appropriation” comments, Zaev blames Gruevski

Zoran Zaev caused outrage even among some of his most die-hard supporters and promoters of his no-red-lines approach toward Macedonian national history, with his statement for a Greek TV station that Macedonia was appropriating the history of its neighbors in the past. When you lose Milcin… –...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 14:12

The publication of an unedited wiretap reveals how SDSM manipulated the 2011 murder case that shocked Macedonia

One of the leaked tapes published by the Chicago based activist known as El Cheka throws new light on the 2015 wiretapping scandal. Sekerim Ahmeti, who uses El Cheka as his social media name, is publishing unedited tapes from the cache which Zoran Zave and his SDSM party used in 2015 to bring down the...

Macedonia 02.07.19 | 14:46

Nikola Gruevski on the dispute with Bulgaria: Friends don’t treat friends this way

Nikola Gruevski warned Bulgaria that it risks undermining relations between Macedonians and Bulgarians, as it pushes for official recognition of the Bulgarian character of historic icons like Goce Delcev. The former Macedonian Prime Minister and VMRO leader, who is now in political exile in Hungary,...

Macedonia 15.06.19 | 19:43

Gruevski dismisses Zaev’s latest story about his escape as just another attempt to divert attention

In a social media post, former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski dismisses Zoran Zaev’s latest claims about the way in which he left Macedonia and went to Hungary to seek political asylum. Faced with the loss of the promised June accession date to open EU accession talks, Zaev reverted to the Gruevski...

Macedonia 13.06.19 | 15:09

Szijjarto: Of course our diplomats are meeting with Gruevski, Zaev was also charged with corruption but he received a pardon

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto was unapologetic after a Foreign Ministry official was seen meeting with former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who received political asylum in Hungary. Szijjarto said that it is normal that diplomats will meet with Gruevski, given his depth of experience...

Balkans 09.06.19 | 15:54

Gruevski meets Hungarian official, attends a business event in Budapest

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski on Friday attended a business promotion event in Budapest, where he lives in political exile. Gruevski also met an official of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry, a move which the Ministry described as routine, given the high position Gruevski held in...

Macedonia 05.06.19 | 15:36

SDSM attempt to score political points over Gruevski’s resignation may derail it

The attempt by the ruling majority in Parliament to strip Nikola Gruevski from his mandate is derailed by divisions and legal gray areas inside the legislature, PressingTV reported. Parliament rules allow a member to have his mandate revoked if he is absent from the Parliament for more than six months,...

Macedonia 02.06.19 | 23:07

Gruevski: Those who wished to destroy Vardar now must congratulate it

One of the first politicians to congratulate Vardar on its EHF Champions League title was Nikola Gruevski, the former Prime Minister and VMRO leader who was often denounced by the Zaev regime for supporting the team and its owner Sergey Samsonenko. The Macedonian people have been without a cause for...

Macedonia 30.05.19 | 13:26

Parliament will vote on Gruevski’s mandate in 10 days

The Parliament is set to vote on revoking the mandate of former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski between June 10th and 15th, Speaker Talat Xhaferi said today. A Committee voted on Wednesday to revoke his mandate, using the legal option to do this after a six months long absence from the legislative body....

Macedonia 29.05.19 | 12:39

Committee votes to strip Nikola Gruevski of his parliamentary mandate

A Parliament Committee voted today to strip Nikola Gruevski of his mandate in the Parliament. The proposal will now be sent before the full Parliament where it requires a two/thirds majority. The basis for the request is the fact that Gruevski has been absent from the Parliament for over six months....

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